Kate Glasser is the Corporate Senior Vice President for the Adhesive Technologies Industrials Business (AEI) at Henkel Corporation. She is a business executive with 20 years of leadership experience across both mid-size businesses and large multinational corporations.
Most recently, she served as President of IDEX Corporation’s Rescue Group and spent the prior decade at Dow as Global Business Director the Coatings and Monomers businesses as well as roles in general management, strategy and M&A. Previously, she held leadership roles at US Airways and taught English in Japan and China.
Kate earned an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BA in Mathematics from the University of Rochester.
She is also a Board President for Nerdy Girl Success, Inc., a founding member of Chief Chicago, and an Executive-in-Residence at the Booth School of Business. Kate lives in Chicago with her partner and their three children.